October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon being deployed; U.S. Reservist running for reelection to her seat next month

Town sponsors bill to permit interim if she is reelected

Babylon Town Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon, a member of the U.S. Army Reserves, and a candidate for reelection in November, has been called up for active duty. She is to be deployed after January 1, 2012.  More...

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Schools/Sports

Babylon HS student research to be published in bio journal

As a result of their findings at Brookhaven National Lab (BNL), the ninth-grade students in Babylon High School’s Science Research class will become published researchers.  The students, who have been working with teacher Claire Birone to More...

Deer Park girls lacrosse gives back

Deer Park’s Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team hosted an alumni game to benefit three Deer Park families. More...

Babylon Football: Panthers outslug Phantoms, 43-27

The Babylon Panthers and Bayport Phantoms slugged it out at Bob Sullivan Field in Bayport last Thursday afternoon. Babylon’s powerful ground game piled up 381 yards on 52 carries. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets

Part 2-Pia’s Transport: To take a death row Pointer from a West Virginia shelter or not? That is the notso Shakespearean question. More...

Hot Laps

This week’s column will feature the “First Annual Perricone’s Pit Awards” for the 2011 Riverhead Raceway Season.  More...

Obituaries

Dr. Robert Bergmann, Ophthalmologist

Award-winning surgical Ophthalmologist Dr. Robert Bruce Bergmann, who worked out of his Hicksville Road home in Massapequa for many years, died Sept. 21, 2011 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage after a lengthy illness. More...

Opinion

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

Full Story

Editorial:

He dreamed of what could be

It is amazing how the genius of one individual can change the world. Such was the genius of Steve Jobs, the mind behind Apple who died last week at the age of 56.  My introduction to Jobs was through one of his first Apple computers. More...

Beacon got it wrong: Obama is nothing more than a unconscionable capitalist

Dear Editor:  You really think that President Barak Obama is some “Robin Hood” radical bent on “taking from the rich to give to the poor”? (Sept. 22 Beacon editorial.)  More...

Breaking News - 10/18/2011 9:42 AM

Teen charged with making bomb threat in Lindenhurst High School

Posted Tues., Oct. 18, 2011-  Suffolk County Police arrested a Lindenhurst teen yesterday after she allegedly falsely reported a bomb threat at Lindenhurst High School. Police gave this account:  More...

Two men arrested in separate speeding and DWI incidnets

In both cases, children in the cars

Posted Mon., Oct. 17- A Suffolk County Deputy Sheriff arrested the driver of vehicle who was operating at 118 miles per hour with his 7-month-old daughter and 3-year-old son in the car. More...

Babylon Village Zoning Board gives go-ahead for telecommunications tower at Venetian YC

Application now goes before Village Board for final okay

The Babylon Village Zoning Board of Appeals moved forward an application by T-Mobile to construct a telecommunications tower on the roof of the Venetian Yacht Club in Babylon. More...

 

People/Social

West Islip students celebrate international Peace Day around the Peace Pole

Students and staff at Bayview Elementary School celebrated International Peace Day on September 21. A Peace Pole was placed in the courtyard and students discussed ways in which we can all become peacemakers.  More...

West Babylon firefighter and former Chief elected to FASNY Board

Richard Vella of West Babylon was elected to a five-year term as Director of the Firemen’s Association of the State of N.Y. (FASNY) at the 139th Annual Convention at the Edgewood Resort in Alexandria Bay. The event was held Aug. 19.  More...

Babylon Village Youth Program to honor Davida and Proto

The Babylon Village Youth Project is honoring two local men, Babylon Village Trustee Anthony Davida and dentist Dr. Christopher Proto at an event scheduled for Oct 19 at the Hibernian Hall, Locust Avenue, Babylon. It begins at 7 p.m.  More...

Library

At the Library

Babylon Library,  24 S. Carll Ave. • 669-1624  •Scarecrow Door Hanger: Tues., Oct. 18, 7-8:30 p.m. Make & take home this door hanger decorated with silk flowers. More...

Events & Bulletin

Last Hope Clinic free clinic for dogs and cats Oct. 23

On Sun., Oct. 23, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last Hope Animal Rescue will host a free rabies vaccine clinic for dogs and cats at the Last Hope Adoption Center, 3300 Beltagh Ave., Wantagh. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, October 14  More...

Gercharel Players presents Social Security Oct. 14

The Gercharel Players, Inc. will present the Andrew Bergman comedy, Social Security. The performance, open to the public, will be held Fri., Oct. 14, 8:30 p.m. at Old Babylon Town Hall, 47 West Main St., Suite 4, Babylon. More...

Legals - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Board of the Town of Babylon, County of Suffolk, State of New York, at a regular meeting of thereof held on the 4th day of October 2011 duly adopted a resolution, an abstract More...













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